Fire Investigation References

The following references contain a wealth of knowledge valuable to every fire investigator, fire protection engineer, and fire expert. This reference list is far from being comprehensive, but is an excellent place to start for those who wish to explore and understand fire and fire investigation in greater detail.

  • NFPA 921, Guide for Fire and Explosion Investigation, 2011 Edition, National Fire Protection Association, Quincy, Massachusetts 02169
  • The SFPE Handbook of Fire Protection Engineering, Fourth Edition, 2008
  • Fire Protection Handbook, 20th Edition, 2008, National Fire Protection Association, Quincy, Massachusetts 02169
  • Babrauskas, VytenisIgnition Handbook, Fire Science Publishers, Issaquah WA, USA, Co-published by the Society of Fire Protection Engineers
  • DeHaan, John and Icove, David, Kirk’s Fire Investigation, Seventh Edition, Pearson, New Jersey, 2012
  • Icove, David, DeHaan, John, and Haynes, Gerald, Forensic Fire Scene Reconstruction, Third Edition, Pearson, New Jersey, 2013
  • Lentini, John, Scientific Protocols for Fire Investigation, Second Edition, CRC Press, 2012
  • Drysdale, Dougal, An Introduction to Fire Dynamics, Third Edition, Wiley, 2011
  • Quintiere, James, Principles of Fire Behavior, Delmar Publishers, 1st edition, 1997
  • Turns, Stephen, An Introduction to Combustion: Concepts and Applications, Third Edition, McGraw-Hill, 2011
  • Glassman, Irvin and Yetter, Richard, Combustion, Fourth Edition, Academic Press, 2008
  • Microgravity Combustion: Fire in Free Fall, Howard D. Ross, Editor, Academic Press, San Diego, 2001

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